Skip to main content

Music

UC San Diego Anthony Davis in an undated photo.

UCSD Composer Of 'Central Park Five' Opera On Intersection Of Politics And Art

Dec. 3
By Jade Hindmon

Anthony Davis will be at the San Diego Central Library on Saturday to talk about his opera “The Central Park Five” and his artistic approach to social and political issues.

Wonderfront light-up sign at the Embarcadero in...

Wonderfront Music Festival Takes Over The Embarcadero This Weekend

Nov. 22
By Matt Hoffman

The newest entrant in the music festival scene will include more than 130 acts playing on 10 stages spanning the Hilton Bayfront to the Broadway Pier.

Tease photo for 'Cambodian Rock Band' Revisits A Coun...

'Cambodian Rock Band' Revisits A Country's Music And Political Past

Nov. 21
By Beth Accomando

La Jolla Playhouse just opened the play "Cambodian Rock Band" by UC San Diego graduate Lauren Yee. The play serves up a redemptive tale of a father and daughter finding each other amidst decades-old secrets and against the backdrop of Cambodian rock 'n' roll.

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble on stage at the Qua...

San Diego's Sure Fire Soul Ensemble On New Album, Making Billboard Debut

Nov. 18
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The group's latest album, "Build Bridges," debuted No. 1 last month on Billboard's contemporary jazz chart.

Tease photo for Bodhi Tree Concerts Brings 'All Is Ca...

Bodhi Tree Concerts Brings 'All Is Calm' Back To Veterans Museum

Nov. 12
By Beth Accomando

Bodhi Tree Concerts has smartly placed its production of “All is Calm” between Veteran’s Day and Christmas since the choral opera touches on both themes.

Tease photo for 'Heaven Or Hell 3' Explores San Diego...

'Heaven Or Hell 3' Explores San Diego In 1971

Nov. 8
By Beth Accomando

This weekend you can find San Diego International Fringe performers squaring off with new versions of their shows. Tom Steward has shaken not stirred his “One Man Bond” into “James Bond in Space” while Kata Pierce-Morgan and Kate McGrew will be offering the third installment of “Heaven or Hell” at Les Girls, Part 2 debuted this past summer at Fringe.

Tease photo for 'Heathers: The Musical' Enters Final ...

'Heathers: The Musical' Enters Final Weeks At OB Playhouse

Nov. 8
By Beth Accomando

If you missed catching OB Playhouse's "Heathers: The Musical" during the Halloween season, the good news is you have three more weekends to enjoy girls being deliciously mean.

Tease photo for Let 'Toxic Avenger' Rip Your Heart Ou...

Let 'Toxic Avenger' Rip Your Heart Out At New Village Arts

Oct. 25
By Beth Accomando, Kurt Kohnen, Roland Lizarondo

This weekend music lovers can choose between San Diego Opera’s "Aida" and New Village Arts’ "Toxic Avenger The Musical."

Tease photo for San Diego Opera General Director Prev...

San Diego Opera General Director Previews 2019-2020 Season

Oct. 21
By Beth Accomando

The 2019-20 San Diego Opera season opened with "Aida" over the weekend. General Director David Bennett previews the upcoming season.

Tease photo for San Diego Opera Opens New Season With...

San Diego Opera Opens New Season With 'Aida'

Oct. 18
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Opera launches its 2019-2020 season with a well-proven grand opera from Verdi. But this production of "Aida" tries something different.

Tease photo for Cinema Junkie Episode 180: Dolemite, ...

Cinema Junkie Episode 180: Dolemite, Eddie Murphy, and Rudy Ray Moore

Oct. 11
By Beth Accomando

Rudy Ray Moore may not be a household name but all that could change with the release of "Dolemite is My Name," Eddie Murphy’s passion project about singer, stand up comic, actor and film producer Rudy Ray Moore.

This combination photo of images released by Ju...

Kurt Cobain's 'Unplugged' Sweater, Guitar Head To Auction

Oct. 9
By Associated Press

The turquoise-bodied left-handed guitar was on display for several years at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tease photo for OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The...

OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diver...

GI Film Festival Runs Through Sunday With Diverse Lineup

Sept. 24
By Beth Accomando

The fifth annual GI Film Festival San Diego opens Tuesday night and continues through Sunday.

Tease photo for Neil Young Is Vindicated As Amazon De...

Neil Young Is Vindicated As Amazon Debuts High-Quality Music Streaming Service

Sept. 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Young said in a statement that Amazon offering a high-quality streaming option “will be the biggest thing to happen to music since the introduction of digital audio 40 years ago.”

Older Stories ›